On 26 Jan 2009, at 19:34, Rob Arthan wrote:
Many thanks to Phil for this. I will try to devise a work-around
for this bizarre behaviour of dash, which seems to be based on a
misreading of the POSIX standard as far as I can see.
Further investigation reveals that it is POSIX that is bizarre and
that dash just meekly conforms!
I have created a new alpha-release that should fix the problem with
eval, but unfortunately, while I have tested it on Mac OS X and an
old Mandrake Linux, I probably won't be able to try it on Ubuntu
myself until next week. It is in:
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